8 Verses To Pray Over Your Marriage

8 Verses To Pray Over Your Marriage1. Give thanks to God for your marriage

“Pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” – I Thessalonians 5:17-18

 

2. Pray for unity and gentleness

“Be completely humble and gentle; Be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the spirit through the bond of peace.”- Ephesians 4:2-3

 

3. Pray for growth in your relationship with each other & Christ

“But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.” – 2 Peter 3:18

 

4. Pray for unconditional love

“Above all love each other deeply because love covers over a mulititude of sins” – 1 Peter 4:8

 

5. Pray that you would have grace towards each other

“For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you by his poverty might become rich.” – 1 Corinthians 8:9

 

6. Pray for forgiveness for any wrong doings

“And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive him, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.” – Mark 11:15

 

7. Pray against selfishness

“love is not self-seeking..” – 1 Corinthians 13:5

 

8. That your marraige would be joyful

“Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory” – 1 Peter 1:8

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New York Vaca Photo Recap

Times Square at Night

World Trade Center Memorial

World Trade Center Tower

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Tiffany & Co

New York Stock Exchange

Statue of Liberty

New York City

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Arthur Ashe

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US Open Finals 2014

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Citi Field

Yankee Stadium

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Continuing on from yesterdays post: Our first night in New York was pretty rocky, we had quite a bad subway experience due to construction and it took us an hour and half to get to our hotel. However, we still went out that night to see Times Square at night. Then, we started fresh Sunday morning with a trip to the 911 Memorial, Wall Street, Battery Park, The Statue of Liberty, Soho, Greenwich Village, The Empire State Building, and Times Square. Needless to say, it was a very busy day that ended with ice cream and soft pretzels for dinner in Times Square.

 

Monday morning we slept in until almost ten o’clock, and then went to see Rockefeller Center, 5th Avenue and Central Park before heading to the U.S. Open Finals. I got Kevin tickets for our Anniversary and we were both super excited to go to the U.S. Open for the 1st time, not to mention the finals. It really was the best experience of the whole trip. The grounds were beautiful and it was just such a cool experience. After the finals were over, we were walking back to the subway and noticed the lights were on at Citi Field (where the Mets play). Naturally, we decided to walk over and see what inning the game was in – after finding out it was only the 2nd inning, we bought tickets and walked straight in the Mets Game from the Open. It was a VERY fun night filled with sports.

 

Tuesday was another day filled with sites and sports. We started by seeing Grand Central Station and the United Nations Building. After that, we did some shopping on 5th Avenue and found a really cool Nintendo store we stayed in for a while. I think it convinced us we need a WiiU now. We both had no idea how fun they are! After shopping, we headed up to Yankee Stadium for a game. It was a really good game and really fun to see Yankee Stadium and experience a ball game there. It was a late night Tuesday night, so we slept in on Wednesday and then headed to Joe’s Pizza for lunch and then back down to Times Square to end our trip. Overall, we had an amazing vacation! I loved getting to go back to Washington D.C. for a third time and see New York for the 1st time.

 

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Washington D.C. Vaca Photo Recap

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IMG_1704IMG_1715 IMG_1802 IMG_2797Last week, we were on vacation in Washington D.C. and New York. Our vacation started at 6am on September 4th when we caught the earliest plane to Washington D.C. We spent the first day exploring the city, we went to the white house, walked the mall, went to the Jefferson… basically we walked over 10 miles. It was quite crazy and dumb blonde me left her tennis shoes in San Antonio. Lets just say my feet hurt incredibly bad. The next day played out pretty much the same, lots of walking and sight seeing. We also hit a few museums and had dinner with some good friends of ours that live there. 25+ miles later, we hopped on the amtrak to New York. And our awesome vaca continued… fyi We took over 1500 photos so I decided not to bore you and only shared 10! Hope your Tuesday is going good, I am still trying to get back in the swing of my work schedule. – Here’s to hoping I get more sleep this week!

 

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September Stitch Fix

Genie Abstract Print Flutter Sleeve Blouse Stitch Fix

Most of you are probably familiar with Stitch Fix. If you aren’t, I will let you in on an awesome company. Basically, Stitch Fix delivers a personalized shopping experience right to your front door. You start by going to the Stitch Fix website, filling out a style profile and then deciding on a delivery date. You then pay a $20 styling fee which will be applied as credit toward anything you keep from your shipment. Stitch Fix will send you 5 items of clothing or accessories (you can specify what you are wanting). Once you receive your shipment, you can try everything on in the comfort of your home, decide what you would like to keep and mail the rest back in a pre-paid envelope.

 

Here we go, check out what was in my second box and let me know what you think I should keep:

 

Genie Abstract Print Flutter Sleeve Blouse

(Pictured Above) When I first saw this blouse, I thought it really wasn’t the print for me, however, when I put it on, I LOVED it!! It fit perfectly, the color is great, and I can pair it with a cardigan as it gets colder.

Bixby Dot Print 3:4 Tab Sleeve Blouse

Bixby Dot Print 3/4 Tab Sleeve Blouse

I was instantly drawn to this print and the colors. I absolutely love navy and the turquoise dots just pop so well. The top fit pretty good, not exactly as I would like, but the print pretty much makes up for it. I really love this top.

Gaia Crochet Detail Sheer Cotton Tank

Gaia Crochet Detail Sheer Cotton Tank

I hate, hate, hate this top. I didn’t even want to take a picture in this top I hated it so much. The fit was just awful, it was short and fat. It was super uncomfortable to put on and wear. The material felt horrible and overall I would just never wear it. Was that too harsh?

Augusto Dot Print Sleeveless Blouse

Augusto Dot Print Sleeveless Blouse

This print really isn’t my style, I feel like its very “teacher-y” or “motherly”. I have not clue why I feel that way. When I look at this picture of it, I actually like the way it fits and looks, but in person, I took it off really quick and dismissed it. I would actually love this top if it was a solid color instead of the polka dots.

Clove Twist-Back Striped Cardigan

Clove Twist-Back Striped Cardigan

My first impression of this cardigan was that I loved how different it was and the detail. However, when I picked it up, it was a lot heavier than I expected. I know that is not a huge deal, and it fits really well. I can’t decide if I should keep it or not. I love a good cardigan for fall and winter.

 

Overall, I really loved my first experience with Stitch Fix. If you are interested, click this link to the Stitch Fix website and sign up for an account!

 

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Low Calorie Popcorn Fall Gift Idea

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SkinnyGirlSnacks #CollectiveBias

 

Skinnygirl popcorn is the new snacking craze for low calorie popcorn. It has better ingredients than most brands, which are geared toward a balanced lifestyle, while still incorporating a butter blend that doesn’t sacrifice taste. I knew instantly I wanted to use Skinny Girl popcorn in a fall gift idea for friends and family so I headed to Walmart to pick up a box or two.

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